Where is Louisiana Quillwort (Isoetes louisianensis)
located in the wild?
Occurs on sand and gravel bars, overflow channels, and areas in or near shallow, blackwater streams in riparian woodland and bayhead forests of pine flatwoods and upland pine forests. (USFWS 1996Louisiana Quillwort is associated with Viola primulifolia (Primrose-leafed Violet), Scirpus divaricatus (Bullrush), Justicia lanceolata (Water-willow, Hypoxis leptocarpa (Yellow-star Grass), Xyris species (Yellow-eyed Grass) and Carex species (Sedge), Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora (Swamp Tupelo), Nyssa aquatica (Water Tupelo), Magnolia virginiana (Sweetbay), Taxodium distichum (Baldcpress), Quercus obtusa (Swamp Laurel Oak), Acer rubrum (Red Maple), Pinus taeda (Loblolly Pine), Cyrilla racemiflora (Ti Ti), Lyonia lucida (Fetterbush) and Ilex verticillata (Winterberry).
This aquatic plant has been reported along the rivers and streams in St. Tammany and Washington parishes in Louisiana and in Jackson and Perry counties in Mississippi within the Gulf Coastal Plain phy
States & Provinces:
Louisiana Quillwort can be found in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi